Today at MWPAI Saturday, May 27, 2017

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  • Art and Yoga
    For Mind, Body and Spirit
    Saturday, May 27, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:45 am

    Drop-in fee:
    $10 MWPAI members
    $15 general public
    Drop-ins pay at the door

    July/August Session (7 classes):
    $50 MWPAI members
    $75 general admission
    Full session payment: 315-797-0055

    Each class offers a 15-minute introduction to art in the gallery followed by one hour of yoga. All levels of ability are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your own yoga mat. For more information contact the Museum Education Department at 315-797-0000, ext. 2158.

  • Dressed to the Nines
    Victorian Fashions on View in Fountain Elms
    Friday, April 14 - Sunday, September 3, 2017

    Fashion has always been a cultivating force. During the 19th century, a time of great change, fashion was a powerful component in the development of American society. Venture into the world of Utica’s stylish Victorian-era families with an exploration of the clothing worn by the Williamses and Proctors.

  • School of Art Gallery
    Community Arts Education Student Show
    Saturday, May 6 - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

    A juried exhibition celebrating the excellent work by the students of the MWPAI Community Arts Education program.

    Opening: Saturday, May 6 from 3 - 5 pm

    Free and open to the public

  • Cocktail Culture
    Stuart Davis, An American in Paris, Enjoying Cafes
    Saturday, May 20 - Sunday, September 10, 2017

    Explore Davis’ work in the exhibition Cocktail Culture on view through September 10.


  • Exhibition
    European Masterworks From The Permanent Collection
    Monday, January 4, 2016 - Sunday, December 31, 2017
    European Modernism masterpieces are on view in the Museum of Art's permanent collection galleries. Included are artworks by Kandinsky, Mondrian, Picasso, Dali, and many others.
  • Exhibition
    Collage / Reformat / Refocus
    Saturday, February 11 - Sunday, July 23, 2017
    Visit the exhibition Collage / Reformat / Refocus and see the world anew through works of art that create something fresh from something used. Discover works of art not usually on view, like John Cage’s Not Wanting to Say Anything about Marcel. John Cage created this work in memory of Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968).
  • Exhibition
    Dressed to the Nines: Williams-Proctor Fashions
    Friday, April 14 - Sunday, September 3, 2017
    In 1865, 14-year-old Rachel Williams noted in her diary, “I went down [the] street with Mary this afternoon, hunting for dress trimmings and never got so tired before, I think.  I also got a hoopskirt.” During the nineteenth century, the clothing of children and adolescent girls, like Rachel and Maria Williams who grew up in Fountain Elms, reflected that of adults and of Victorian-era mores. For the first time in the Museum’s history, rare dresses and accessories worn by the Williams daughters are showcased in the exhibition, Dressed to the Nines: Williams-Proctor Fashions, on view through September 7 in the Museum’s period room settings. From baptismal gowns to wedding dresses and mourning attire, these outfits explore the lives of one Utica family.
  • Exhibition
    Cocktail Culture
    Saturday, May 20 - Sunday, September 10, 2017
    Raise a glass to the exhibition Cocktail Culture, a celebration of fine and decorative arts relating to fermented, brewed, and distilled beverages.
  • Exhibition
    Roaring into the Future: New York 1925-35
    Sunday, June 18 - Monday, October 9, 2017

    During the 10 years that took America from glittering heights to the depths of economic devastation, New York State transformed the nation. The exhibition Roaring into the Future: New York 1925-35, on view June 18 through October 9 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, is a pioneering exploration celebrating the Empire State as the driving force behind the creation of 20th-century modernism. From Buffalo to Brooklyn, artists, designers, and manufacturers generated avant-garde art, fashion, technology, and music that resulted in the century’s most important artistic revolution. Lori Zabar, based in New York City and working with the Museum of Art staff, is the curator of this exhibition, originated by MWPAI.

  • Exhibition
    Geometry in Motion: Leon Polk Smith Works on Paper
    Saturday, October 7 - Sunday, December 31, 2017

    Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute proudly presents Geometry in Motion: Leon Polk Smith Works on Paper, a first-ever museum exhibition of drawings and collages by Smith (1906-96), a pioneer of hard-edge, geometric abstraction.

  • Exhibition
    Jewels of Time: Watches from the Proctor Collection
    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - Sunday, April 29, 2018
    The aesthetic brilliance and exquisite craftsmanship of beautifully ornamented historical timepieces will featured in the exhibition Jewels of Time: Watches from the Proctor Collection.

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